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27-11-1978

Dan White shoots his gay replacement Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk was America’s first openly gay elected official and on this date he became the gay movement’s first political martyr. Dan White, former politician and former policeman, avoided metal detectors in City Hall by entering through an open basement window. He shot the Mayor first and then Milk. Failing to find his other two targets, he turned himself in at the police station where he used to work...Read the full Dan White: City Hall Killer Crime File